Best nintendo switch games in 2022 [Based on 50 expert reviews]

Nintendo Switch – OLED Model w/ White Joy-Con

$349.99  in stock
106 new from $334.95
13 used from $308.00
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Features

  • 7-inch OLED screen - Enjoy vivid colors and crisp contrast with a screen that makes colors pop
  • Wired LAN port - Use the dock’s LAN port when playing in TV mode for a wired internet connection
  • 64 GB internal storage - Save games to your system with 64 GB of internal storage
  • Enhanced audio – Enjoy enhanced sound from the system’s onboard speakers when playing in Handheld and Tabletop modes.
  • Wide adjustable stand – Freely angle the system’s wide, adjustable stand for comfortable viewing in Tabletop mode. Nintendo Switch – OLED Model supports all Joy-Con controllers and Nintendo Switch software

Kirby and the Forgotten Land - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • Join Kirby in an unforgettable journey on a delightful 3D platforming adventure
  • Explore a mysterious world with abandoned structures, remnants of a past civilization
  • Copy enemies’ abilities like the new Drill and Ranger and use them to attack and explore. They can even be evolved to become stronger.
  • Inhale real-world objects and transform using Mouthful Mode—swallowing a vending machine will allow you to shoot out cans
  • Bring along a second player to control Bandana Waddle Dee and take on the forgotten world together

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere. Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode for new and returning battle courses
  • Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track of the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return
  • Plus, the Inklings appear at all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.
  • Players can choose a new Smart Steering feature which makes driving and staying on the track easy for novice players and kids even at 200cc

Nintendo Switch Sports - Nintendo Switch

$47.99  in stock
43 new from $37.75
18 used from $36.95
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Features

  • Swing, kick, spike, and bowl your way to victory in 6 sports
  • Play Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton and Chambara (swordplay)
  • Motion controls**** will get you moving and help turn your real-world actions into in-game movements
  • Use the Leg Strap accessory to kick the ball in a Soccer Shoot-Out or, after a free update this summer***, in Soccer matches as well
  • Play online** and challenge random opponents to earn in-game rewards like clothing, gear and much more or reach the Pro League

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • New stages and fighters are joined by the combined rosters of every past Super Smash Bros. Game
  • Challenge others anytime, anywhere, whether you're on the couch or on the go
  • Play any way you want—locally, online, in TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode, or even with GameCube Controllers
  • Fight faster and smarter with new and returning techniques, like the perfect shield and directional air dodge
  • Face off in 2-4 player battles, or play against the computer

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • Build your community from scratch on a deserted island brimming with possibility; Create your personal getaway and customize your character, home, decorations, and even the landscape itself
  • Collect materials to construct everything from furniture to tools. Then, use what you create to give your island a personal touch
  • Watch as the time of day and seasons match real life—even your hemisphere. Each day holds potential for surprises and discoveries
  • Get to know the island residents, garden, fish, decorate, hunt for fossils, and more.
  • Show off your paradise – Play on the same system with a total of 4 people, or play together online or over local wireless for fun with up to 8 players

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

$59.99
$49.80
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48 new from $46.79
5 used from $47.99
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Features

  • Compatible with Nintendo Switch only

Mario Party Superstars - Nintendo Switch

$57.95  in stock
38 new from $49.99
12 used from $49.50
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Features

  • Bring the party on 5 classic boards from the Nintendo 64 Mario Party games
  • Show your friends and family who’s boss in 100 minigames from throughout the Mario Party series
  • All game modes can be played online
  • Matches with friends in board game mode are saved after each turn both locally and online—pick up where you left off
  • Play using a single Joy-Con controller, two Joy-Con with the Joy-Con grip accessory, Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, or Nintendo Switch Lite system

Minecraft - Nintendo Switch

$29.88  in stock
49 new from $26.96
22 used from $24.98
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Features

  • Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures
  • Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles
  • Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off the dangerous mobs
  • Play on the go in handheld or tabletop modes
  • Includes Super Mario Mash-Up, Natural Texture Pack, Biome Settlers Skin Pack, Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Campfire Tales Skin Pack; Compatible with Nintendo Switch only

Pokkén Tournament DX + Battle Pack DLC - Nintendo Switch [Digital Code]

$74.98  in stock
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Features

Part NumberHACYBAAYB
ModelHACYBAAYB
Release Date2018-01-11T00:00:01Z
EditionBattle Pack DLC Bundle
FormatDownload

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

$59.99
$50.86
 in stock
46 new from $43.39
8 used from $39.99
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Features

  • Compatible with Nintendo Switch only

Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond (Nintendo Switch)

$49.94
$43.99
 in stock
47 new from $42.45
5 used from $38.00
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Features

  • Journey to the Sinnoh region in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl!
  • Embark on an adventure through the Sinnoh region with Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl on Nintendo Switch, coming on 19th November, 2021!
  • Adventures in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl will take place in the Sinnoh region. Rich in nature and with towering Mount Coronet at its heart, Sinnoh is a land of many myths passed down through the ages. You’ll visit many different locations in the Sinnoh region, while striving to become the Champion of the Pokémon League.
  • The original story has been faithfully reproduced, and the sense of scale in the originals’ towns and routes has been carefully preserved. People who played Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl can revisit familiar places and relive familiar scenes once more. For those setting out through Sinnoh for the first time, plenty of new encounters and surprises await.
  • These remakes include easy-to-understand, player-friendly conveniences of the modern Pokémon series, plus up-close-and-personal Pokémon battle scenes.

Ring Fit Adventure - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • An adventure game that’s also a workout
  • Explore a huge fantasy world and defeat enemies using real-life exercise
  • Jog, sprint, and high knee through dozens of levels
  • Control in-game movements with the new Ring-Con and Leg Strap accessories
  • Learn about all the great new features, including a new voice option and a fun new Rhythm Game mode that are included in the latest free update

Pokémon Legends: Arceus - Nintendo Switch

$59.99
$52.59
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38 new from $46.00
7 used from $46.99
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Features

  • Action meets RPG in this new take on the Pokémon series
  • Study Pokémon behaviors, sneak up on them, and toss a well-aimed Poké Ball to catch them
  • Unleash moves in the speedy agile style or the powerful strong style in battles
  • Travel to the Hisui region—the Sinnoh of old—and build the region’s first Pokédex
  • Learn about the Mythical Pokémon Arceus, the key to this mysterious tale

Luigi's Mansion 3 - Nintendo Switch

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Features

  • Catch ghosts and solve puzzles to rescue Mario and friends in the Last Resort hotel; Each floor of this towering hotel is themed, from the décor to the puzzles to the boss
  • Utilize the functions of the all-new Poltergust G-00: Pummel ghosts with a Slam, break through defenses with the Suction Shot, and blow back groups with a Burst
  • Luigi can call upon and control Gooigi, his all-green doppelganger, who can do what Luigi can’t; Gooigi can slip through tight spaces, walk on spikes, and help Luigi overcomes obstacles
  • Change between Luigi and Gooigi in single player, or let a friend play as Google for 2-player co-op
  • Up to 8 players can work together to ascend the Scarescaper via local wireless or online; It’s Team Luigi vs. Team Gooigi in a mini-game battle to see which is the ultimate team of ghost hunters

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